Democracy Now! Thursday, June 5, 2003
Acclaimed Author Isabel Allende Compares Two September 11ths: the 1973 CIA-Backed Coup that Overthrew her Uncle, the Democratically Elected President of Chile, and the 2001 Attacks
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Isabel Allende’s latest book, My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile is a memoir and a reflection on exile. She writes on 9-11 in 1973 she lost a country, and on 9-11 2001, she gained one.
The Weather Underground: A Look Back at the Antiwar Activists Who Met Violence with Violence
A conversation with Weather Underground co-founder Mark Rudd on why he went underground for 7 years and has since renounced violence. A new documentary which tells the story of the militant antiwar group holds its premiere run in New York.
The First Meeting Between the Israeli and Palestinian Prime Ministers Since the Beginning of the Intifada Comes to an End.
Christian Science Monitor’s Cameron Barr reports on the summit in Aqaba, Jordan.
Coordinated Actions Across the World Call for an end to the Israeli Occupation and for Immediate Deployment of International Observers in the Occupied Territories
“It’s imperative that the international community faces up to its responsibility to bear witness and protect the Palestinian population in the West Bank and Gaza,” says Israeli peace activist Simona Sharoni.